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Volvo Ocean Race due to arrive in Cape Town
Volvo Ocean Race due to arrive in Cape Town

Hosting the Volvo Ocean Race is a boost for the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) bolstering its marine tourism and leisure strategy to create jobs, maximising the potential of international events, profiling South Africa as a premier travel destination globally, and creating awareness for youths to consider careers in the industry.

31 Oct 2014 11:13

The Peninsula gets Imvelo Awards nomination
The Peninsula gets Imvelo Awards nomination

The Peninsula All-Suite Hotel, Cape Town, has been nominated for its numerous and far-reaching community involvement endeavours in the Imvelo Awards.

30 Oct 2014 13:15

Gauteng launches Spring to Summer Domestic Tourism Campaign
Gauteng launches Spring to Summer Domestic Tourism Campaign

Gauteng Tourism recently launched a Spring to Summer Domestic Tourism Campaign which aims to promote and encourage people to attend lifestyle events as well as to explore what the city has to offer.

30 Oct 2014 12:52

SETE 2014: Day 1 highlights
SETE 2014: Day 1 highlights

The Sports and Events Tourism Exchange (SETE) Conference and Exhibition, taking place at the Durban International Convention Centre (ICC), kicked off with the first mornings' session that wrapped up with key speakers delivering some thought provoking views on hosting events in cities around South Africa.

29 Oct 2014 15:47

Cape Town, Western Cape Convention Bureau gets new manager
Cape Town, Western Cape Convention Bureau gets new manager

Cape Town and the Western Cape's official Tourism, Trade and Investment Promotion agency, Wesgro have appointed Corné Koch as the Head of their Convention Bureau.

29 Oct 2014 11:57

Tips for a safe holiday trip
Tips for a safe holiday trip

South Africa's roads are the sixth most deadly in the world, according to a 2010 United Nations poll, and local statistics seem to back this up.

29 Oct 2014 11:28

Shimmy into summer
Shimmy into summer

Shimmy Beach Club is welcoming in the summer season in style, with restaurant and club upgrades, a host of exciting forthcoming events and a new summer menu; Shimmy is putting its name down as one of the top party hangouts to be seen at this summer.

By Ruth Cooper 29 Oct 2014 10:53

Sales to "rich and hungry" boost Famous Brands
Sales to "rich and hungry" boost Famous Brands

Hungry higher-income South Africans have given Famous Brands' upmarket chains such as Tashas and Turn 'n Tender a boost‚ helping them outperform its outlets such as Wimpy and Fishaways‚ as lower-middle-income consumers grapple with rising living costs and buy fewer takeaways.

29 Oct 2014 10:40

2014 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies results out
2014 Sunday Times Top 100 Companies results out

For the second consecutive year, Coronation Fund Managers has been named Top Company in the annual Sunday Times Top 100 Companies Awards. The ceremony took place in Sandton on Tuesday night, 28 October.

29 Oct 2014 09:47

Durban to host 2016 International HIV/Aids conference
Durban to host 2016 International HIV/Aids conference

Preparations are well underway for the 2016 International HIV/Aids Conference, that will be held in Durban. The city is hosting the conference for the second time.

28 Oct 2014 08:41

Emirates set for ambitious African expansion
Emirates set for ambitious African expansion

Emirates is placing a strategic focus on Africa in the coming decade by increasing operations by over 40%, said Sir Tim Clark, president of Emirates Airline, speaking at the recent Africa Global Business Forum 2014.

27 Oct 2014 11:25

The Vineyard Hotel gets international recognition
The Vineyard Hotel gets international recognition

The Vineyard Hotel has been commended by New York-based Travel + Leisure magazine for its sustainability efforts. The hotel has been recognised in its 2014 Travel + Leisure Global Vision Awards, the only destination in South Africa to receive this accolade in 2014.

27 Oct 2014 11:05

Four ministers attend UK's BRICS conference
Four ministers attend UK's BRICS conference

The Presidency dismissed claims that President Jacob Zuma will no longer attend the 3rd Annual innovaBRICS Conference in the United Kingdom because he has been refused an audience with Prime Minister David Cameron.

27 Oct 2014 08:15